Introductory Meeting (Miai), sheet 1 of the series Marriage in Brocade Prints, the Carriage of the Virtuous Woman (Konrei nishiki misao-guruma), known as the Marriage series

婚礼錦貞女車 一 見合い

Japanese
Edo period
about 1769 (Meiwa 6)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #420; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #217.4, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 393;Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p. 100, #161

Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 20.9 x 28.3 cm (8 1/4 x 11 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4452

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection